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Supporting United Way of Forsyth County, N.C.

In our headquarters city of Winston-Salem, HanesBrands have given more than $41 million since 1999 to the United Way chapter to support families in need through our Forsyth County community campaign.

In 2016, the annual employee campaign raised $2.1 million for the United Way. Funding was provided by 2,500 Forsyth County Hanes employees.

This generosity


HanesBrands Donates to Louisiana Flood Victims

In Sept. 2016, HanesBrands donated more than 23,000 items of clothing to residents affected by devastating flooding in Louisiana.

HanesBrands partnered with Fashion Delivers, a New York based charity, to distribute three trailer loads of first-quality product, including T-shirts, socks, bras, underwear and other apparel to flood victims.



Keeping Employees’ Health Top-of-Mind

HanesBrands headquarters opened a 2,200-square-foot wellness center that offers employees an array of health services, including preventive care, treatment for common illnesses, laboratory services, immunizations and more. The center’s services are provided free of charge to Hanes employees.

Education is a key component of the program, and the center’s three wellness coaches help employees work to


National Black Theatre Festival

In 2009, HanesBrands was awarded the “Marvtastic Philanthropy Award,” from the National Black Theatre Festival for our continued support of the festival since its inception in 1989.

The National Black Theatre Festival, founded by Larry Leon Hamlin, affords a platform for black theater professionals to express cultural values and perspectives. The weeklong event is held biennially


Supporting Community Arts in Winston-Salem

HanesBrands has supported The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County for more than a decade. Hanes and our employees have raised and donated more than $3.9 million in support of the nonprofit’s annual campaign. In addition, we donated $2 million to fund the construction of HanesBrands Theatre, a performing arts center in Winston-Salem.

During the


Giving Back Through Volunteerism in N.C.

As a leader in corporate social responsibility, we encourage our employees to give their time, energy and talents back to the communities in which they live, work and raise their families. HanesBrands continually provides initiatives and volunteer opportunities, and our employees are committed to supporting and empowering their communities.

Recent employee volunteerism efforts near our corporate


Pantyhose for the Gulf Coast

HanesBrands donated pantyhose to nonprofit and grassroots volunteer groups to make hair booms for absorbing and trapping crude oil following the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in May 2010.

Shortly after the spill, Sunshine and Shores Foundation contacted Hanes’ Clarksville, Ark., hosiery facility to request pantyhose, while Matter of Trust, an ecological charity,


Brand Cause Marketing

The brands within the HanesBrands portfolio do more than simply provide top-notch apparel; they also use their products to make a positive change within communities. Learn more:

  • L’eggs HosierySince 2011 L’eggs Hosiery has partnered with Dress for Success, an international nonprofit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire

Hurricane Sandy

HanesBrands donated four tractor-trailer loads of apparel to assist the victims of Hurricane Sandy, the deadly storm that wreaked havoc across the northeastern U.S. in November 2012.

We paired up with Fashion Delivers, a global organization that distributes apparel and home furnishings to aid victims of disasters, to donate Hanes and Champion outerwear, fleece and underwear for men and women.

The apparel


Hurricane Katrina

HanesBrands earned the prestigious Circle of Humanitarian award from the American Red Cross as a result of our collaborative partnering and quick donation of apparel and underwear for Hurricane Katrina survivors along the U.S. Gulf Coast,